It bears repeating - the Great State of Washington, whose citizens are blessed with an abundance of good sense and a robust public initiative process, have in the face of [...]
Update - Sun, Nov 6 - two additional items.
Link to League of Women Voters videos of their candidate and issue forums in October.
Oct 15: US Congressional 1st and 2nd, EMS [...]
Living in a left-leaning state with a top-two primary, liberal voters in Washington sometimes must look for finer shades of distinction between the candidates who make it to the general [...]
A drawbridge these days is usually a symbol of mutual public cooperation. They rise to let ships pass and close so surface transportation can resume. In days past, it was [...]
Some folks from Bellingham who read this may also be participating in the kayaking and land protest at the Tesoro oil refinery near Anacortes. It is a coordinated protest with [...]
In Washington state we have pioneered, thanks to vigorous and politically-active citizens and a robust citizen initiative process, the re-legalization of cannabis. Voters overwhelmingly approved - 59% yea to 41% nay - [...]
The coal train in the photo above is heading north along Bellingham Bay just above Clayton Beach. Notice how it seems to overhang the sandy bluff? That is because the [...]
California has just followed Oregon in the race to enshrine low wages by forging ahead with a cruelly insufficient $15 minimum wage, not now, but in 6 years! By then, the cost [...]
As a veteran, I am a more than a bit sensitive about those who would profit over the condition of veterans in the US especially since those who send those [...]
Some Whatcom County environmental folks want to help our neighbors in Skagit County fight the expansion of rail traffic to the Shell refinery near Anacortes. Due to early action on [...]